Rent Escalator


Definition of "Rent escalator"

Alan  Long
  Realty Executives of Hickory

Provision in a lease agreement allowing the landlord to raise the rental to take into
account inflation, higher upkeep costs, and higher interest rates. An index may be used such as the
Consumer Price Index. The occupancy ratio may be another factor in setting rentals.



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